Sotheby’s 7 October Photographs auction includes work by many masters of the medium, and features a range of material from the 19th to 21st centuries. Leading the sale is Alfred Stieglitz’s early portrait of Georgia O’Keeffe from 1918, the only known print of the image in private hands. European Modernism is well represented in Man Ray’s Torso (Lama [sic] Sheath), André Kertész’s Nature Morte (II),and Hans Bellmer’s Les Jeux de la Poupée. Classic American photographs include an impressive oversized print of Ansel Adams’s Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico. Significant contemporary offerings include the complete series Lessons in Posing Subjects by Robert Heinecken and works by Andy Warhol, David LaChapelle, Jack Smith, and Shunk-Kender. These photographs, as well as ones by Eugène Atget, Lewis Baltz, Robert Frank, Dave Heath, and Diane Arbus, will be on view during our pre-auction exhibition in New York beginning 1 October.